Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

-4.5; 1.75; $\sqrt 4$; $14^{1}$
4.5 is negative; therefore, it is the smallest $\sqrt 4$ = 2, which is greater than 1.75, which means 1.75 is the second smallest. Next to it is 2. Lastly, $14^{1}$= 14